Brexit Panel Discussion

In the Wake of Brexit

At the CoreNet Global Summit in Amsterdam this week, Brexit, the June 2016 referendum in which the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU), is a hot topic.

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CoreNet Global Academic Challenge

A View From the Quad

Much has been written about “employee experience” and about how to attract and retain the best, brightest young talent. The 2nd CoreNet Global Academic Challenge goes to the source to learn what students are actually thinking and how corporations can position themselves to be THE employer of choice.

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Digital Mapping: An Interview with Ross Donaldson

Predicting future trends can be a tricky endeavor. Utilizing technology and understanding the cause and effect of how cities successfully function can provide a competitive edge. During the CoreNet Global Singapore Summit in March, Ross Donaldson, Executive Chairman of Woods Bagot Architects, P.C., spoke on this important topic.

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Not Your Grandma’s Watch

Wearables. Whether you use them or not, you’ve heard of them and probably know at least one person who does utilize them. Fitbit, Apple Watch, and Garmin, have all revolutionized and pushed forward wearable technology. Since the rise of technology, we have seen watches go from being ubiquitous to being a non-essential fashion item. But with the new purpose found in smart watches, they are making a comeback as functional fashion.Read more


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The Future of CRE: Executive Summary

While no one can predict the future with certainty, this much is clear: the future of corporate real estate (CRE) won’t look anything like its past. We live in a world that is more globally connected than ever before, changing more rapidly than ever before, and constantly disrupted by technological innovation. It is replete with both risks and opportunities.Read more


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Open Plan Office Space – An Interview with Chris Lunny from Facebook

Open plan office space is factoring into the discussion on workplace wellness, talent retention, and knowledge worker productivity. We recently spoke to Chris Lunny from Facebook about the open floor plan in the Facebook HQ building. Chris is the Director of Facilities, Culinary and Security with Facebook. He oversees Facebook’s global real estate portfolio. Chris is also a licensed attorney and lives in Mill Valley with his wife, daughter, and dog Ludwig. You can also hear Chris speak at the CoreNet Global EMEA Summit in Amsterdam this September.

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Measuring Knowledge Worker Productivity – An Interview with Jan Johnson from Allsteel

We recently chatted with Jan Johnson, VP of Design and Workplace Resources at Allsteel, and asked the question that many organizations are asking. What is the final word on measuring the knowledge worker? Jan will team up with her colleagues at the CoreNet Global Summits in Amsterdam and Philadelphia to talk extensively on this subject. This interview sets the stage for what to expect at the upcoming Summits.Read more


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Bathroom Policies; What Are Yours?

American history is at something of a flashpoint on the topic of bathrooms, and, who goes where.

The conversation currently taking place in corporate boardrooms, schools, state legislatures and even the White House, stems at least in part from a state law passed last month which requires transgender individuals to use bathrooms that match their gender at birth. Read more


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Forecasts for the Immediate Future – An Interview with Richard Barkham

As a specialist in macro and real estate economics, CBRE’s Richard Barkham, will cover some hot economic trends impacting corporate real estate during his scheduled session for the 2016 CoreNet Global EMEA Summit in Amsterdam. During a recent conversation, Mr. Barkham answered some questions about the immediate future of corporate real estate and discussed what trends to be watching out for.Read more


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Uncertainty for Property Markets Surrounding Brexit Vote

 

June 23rd is fast approaching as Great Britain heads into a national vote that could result in the nation’s departure from the European Union. What lies ahead is conjecture, but Britain’s departure from the EU would undoubtedly open up a new debate for corporate occupiers and investors as they assess the impact on corporate real estate and capital markets. Read more


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Beacon Technology Connects the Virtual and Physical Worlds

The retail world has embraced beacons as a way to provide a more personalized experience to shoppers. Read more


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Focus on India’s Smart City Agenda

It is always exciting to see different countries and regions respond to the trends and influences that occur daily around the globe, and India is no exception. Read more


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